Téa has attention deficit hyperactivity disorder.
Téa is a yoga enthusiast, and got to show off some of her yoga moves in the movie Spanglish.
Téa is a vegan.
Téa's father is of Italian and Polish extraction, while her Southern-born mother is of Anglo-Saxon ancestry.
Téa went to Oahu to help search for her cousin, Tim Pantaleoni, in summer 1995. He mysteriously vanished while hiking and to this day has never been found.
Téa calls her children: West and Miller. It is tradition in their family, to use the middle names as a first name.
Téa attended Sarah Lawrence College.
Téa planned on majoring in anthropology and/or psychology.
Téa's surname, Leoni, means "lions" in Italian; her full name, Pantaleoni, is quite close to the Italian word for "trousers" (pantaloni).
Téa's paternal grandmother was silent film actress Helenka Adamowska.
Téa auditioned for a Charlie's Angels remake role as a dare, and got the part. A writer's strike in Hollywood meant the series was never made, but the pre-publicity was enough to get Tea noticed.
Her name, Téa, means "goddess."
Téa's first name is pronounced "TAY-uh."
Téa graduated from the Putney School in Putney, VT in 1984.
Téa was married to Neil Tardio from 1992-1995.
Téa's height is 5' 8" (1.73 m).
Téa: (on filming the movie Manure) It's all about our relationship to excrement. Our own, others', selling it, making it, smelling it, being offended by it, reveling in it, getting hit with it when it hits the fan.
Téa: (after having her daughter) I feel better. I feel hornier. I feel more womanly and more accomplished and prouder.
Téa: It's my impression that with this relatively low infection rate growing, Vietnam is very poised and ready and committed to stopping HIV/AIDS.
Téa: (on the challenge of playing an athlete in Spanglish) I love tennis. I love very aggressive tennis, and I think I'm quite good. Golf, well, of course you can drink beer when you play that, but I take it pretty seriously, and I'm quite good at that. And I'm a good swimmer, and I used to compete in windsurfing.
Téa: Not to sound like a whore, but I've been with... I've worked with... some very attractive men. Nick Cage... Al Pachino... Ben Stiller... and Woody Allen.
Téa: (when asked what is the best thing about marriage to David Duchovny) David. The best thing about marriage is David.
Téa: I don't do T&A very well because I haven't got much of either.